Put aside all your thoughts and fears about conflict and negotiation.
Delight in that extra slice of cake, enjoy that rather large glass of wine.
For a few days revel in the season of goodwill.
Next year will be upon us before we know, and the world will continue to challenge and engage us in resolving commercial problems and opportunities.
Till then, may I wish you all the very best of the season, and a happy and skillfully negotiated new year.
Normal service will be resumed on the 6th January.